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Annals of Operations Research

, Volume 128, Issue 1–4, pp 217–233 | Cite as

Planning Annualised Hours with a Finite Set of Weekly Working Hours and Joint Holidays

  • Albert Corominas
  • Amaia Lusa
  • Rafael Pastor
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Abstract

The need to adjust productive capacity to seasonal demand and the increasing flexibility in the distribution of annual working hours has given rise to new problems with respect to the organisation of staff working time. This paper presents a problem of planning annual working hours, in which the number of weekly working hours for any worker must belong to a previously agreed finite set and holiday weeks are the same for all the staff members. The problem is modelled and solved as a mixed integer linear program.

manpower planning annualised hours service industry integer programming 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert Corominas
    • 1
  • Amaia Lusa
    • 1
  • Rafael Pastor
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Institute IOC, Engineering School (ETSEIB)Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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